Technology and innovation
SMMT technology and innovation activities aims to support the agenda set out in the Automotive Council and TSB’s UK Capability Report, launched in June 2010. Internal combustion engines, energy storage and management, lightweight vehicles and powertrain structures, power electronics and electrical machines and ITS are the strategic technologies identified by the Council. SMMT is involved in many of the Automotive Council’s Technology Work Streams, contributing to developing the industry on behalf of our members.
Surface Transport Knowledge Transfer Network (TKTN)
The TKTN is an initiative set up by the Technology Strategy Board with an aim to support growth and development in the UK transport industries by facilitating knowledge sharing and collaborative working. As a member of the Steering Board SMMT is keen to ensure that the work undertaken by the TKTN reflect the needs of the industry as stated by the Automotive Council, and of our members.
Member support and engagement
We aim to provide the kind of information and assistance that supports our members in their R&D activities. You can be a member of the R&D interest group, simply e-mail email@example.com to register your interest.